Mobile Phones

Google Android Go aims again to target low end smartphones

Android Oreo Go EditionGoogle is letting out a new version of Android called Android Go. This new edition of Android aims to give users on inexpensive, low-end models the Android experience on their smartphones. This version is Google’s second attempt in this area following a failed attempt called Android One.

Android Go uses less space, saves data

To start with, Android Go takes up less space as an operating system than the standard Android Oreo version. The OS comes in at just over 3GB, getting rid of almost 2GB of data stored internally. For phones with a low amount of storage, this will be a good thing.

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Hype is over: Samsung S9 and S9 Plus get announced during MWC 2018

Samsung Galaxy S9 S9 PlusThe new Samsung Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ have made their debut at the Mobile World Conference in Barcelona. With a focus on improving the camera and speed of the new model, Samsung is looking to offer something memorable in what is rumored to be the last of the Galaxy S series.

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Huawei launched new Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro smartphones with bigger screens and AI chips

Huawei Mate 10Chinese based Huawei has announced a new set of smartphones, the Mate 10 and the Mate 10 Pro. Both come with bigger screens, next to no bezel space along the edges and new AI hardware that they claim will improve performance in that arena.

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Is Google Pixel 2 the smartphone of the year?

Google Pixel 2 XLGoogle have shown off their next smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL. The Pixel 2 sets Google’s smartphones apart from Apple and Samsung’s offerings by offering more substance than style, utilising Google’s strengths to create an experience that goes beyond design changes or an upgraded display.

 Welcome to the Pixel 2

The Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL both have Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processors connect to 4GB RAM. Internal storage comes in 64GB or 128GB offerings.

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Track your electricity usage with Glow

GlowCurrently, it’s difficult to know exactly how much electricity your home uses. So many devices that get plugged in, but nothing to tell you about your power usage. Glow, available on Kickstarter, is an ambient home energy tracker that will give you the information you need to cut down your electricity bills.

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Apple announces iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X

Apple iPhone XYesterday’s Apple event brought with it three major announcements from its mobile smartphone flagship: the iPhone 8, the iPhone 8 Plus and the iPhone X, an innovative new version of the best seller that opts for a new design that sets it apart from its predecessors.

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus

First announced were the anticipated iPhone 8 lines of handsets, which consumers had been waiting to see for the past few months. At the face of it the two don’t do a lot that is different from past versions. The design is similar, though they have a new metallic casing in a pink or silver color that are a stretch from what we have seen in the past. This should make them more durable, which will be a relief for any Apple user who has shattered the glass backing on their phone.

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LG V30 is poised to be a smartphone for content creation

LG V30 ModelsLG is moving towards improving smartphones for content creation with the new LG V30 device. There has been a lot of thought put into this model with something exciting features popping up. Creating and watching high-quality video that other devices can’t is LG’s selling point with the V30.

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